Thursday and Friday, December 5 and 6, declared days of mourning in Odessa, said the mayor of Odessa Gennady Trukhanov.

“December 4, 2019 in the building of the state higher educational institution “Odessa College of Economics, law and hotel and restaurant business”, located at: Odessa city, Troitskaya street, 25, massive fire occurred which resulted in the deaths of people. Given the above… to announce 05, 06 December 2019 days of mourning in Odessa”, – stated in the text of the Ordinance, which Trukhanov has published on his page on the social network Facebook on Wednesday.

According to the decree, state flags and flags of Odessa these days will be lowered and supplemented with mourning ribbons. It is also recommended to limit the use of music and entertainment in the city.

“The municipality continues to provide all necessary assistance to the victims of the fire at Trinity, including, medical. City has established operational headquarters. In connection with the tragedy of tomorrow is declared in Odessa mourning,” wrote the mayor.

As reported at 10:12 environment in the Odessa College of Economics, law and hotel and restaurant business (Odessa) on the 3rd floor of 6-storied academic building was on fire, the area of which reached 4 thousand square meters in 14:18 was localized. The fire were injured and were hospitalized 22 people, 17-year-old student later died. According to media reports, the two victims are in serious condition.

The representative of the SSES said at a briefing that “the received information about the whereabouts of about 15 people”.

Upon a fire criminal proceedings under part 2 of article 270 (violation established by the legislation of fire safety requirements) of the Criminal code of Ukraine.